Government denies Mandela is 'vegetative'

The former president’s health is “perilous,” according to documents filed in the court case that resulted in the remains of his three deceas…

3 die in motorcycle crashes in Minnesota

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Three people are dead after two separate motorcycle crashes in Minnesota. The Minnesota State Patrol says a man and a w…

Calif. fireworks accident injures 39

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — More than two dozen people were injured when a wood platform holding live fireworks tipped over, sending the pyro…

Iowa woodlands decline in 2013

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s forest service says that tree cover in Iowa is declining for the first time in ne…

Quotations of the day

“We declare our complete rejection of the military coup staged against the elected president and the will of the nation.” — A statement by E…